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Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist

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Carmel Mission, 1885 No. 72-017-0086  Copyright©2005 California Views
Photo Accession CV # 72-017-0086
5x8 Glass Dry Plate negative
By C.W.J. Johnson
Circa 1885
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Carmel Mission
Carmel Mission
By C.E. Watkins
Circa 1880
Photo Accession CV # 81-006-0002

Carmel Mission, Carmel, California 1885

San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmelo

This photo by C.W.J. Johnson shows the Carmel Mission, the second of the California missions, founded by Father Junipero Serra on June 3, 1770.
This view shows the new peaked roof that Father Angelo Casanova had put on in 1884.
Carmel Bay and Point Lobos can be seen in the distance.
We also have photographs of all of the 21 Missions.

We also have a Carmel Valley gallery,
and also have a collection of Native Americans photos. California Missions from the 1860's-2000's.

Sir Harry Downie of Carmel has brought back the original appearance of Carmel Mission in 1936.
Aerial view of Carmel Mission and Mission Ranch.
Jo Mora sculptor working on the Serra Memorial Cenotaph at the invitation of Father Ramon Mestres, in 1924.

Holdings: over 800 photos of Carmel Mission.
And the restoration work done by Harry Downie.
As well a photos of the City of Carmel from the 1880-2000's,
Carmel Valley and photos of Point Lobos.

Other photographers whose works are held in the collection:
E.A. Cohen, A. C. Heidrick, L. Josselyn, A. J. Perkins, L.S. Slevin, I. W. Taber and others.
Holdings: over 28,000 photos of Monterey County listed in our database.
Movies filmed in Monterey County
Please Click to see more Carmel Mission photos and over 200 Searchable California Photo galleries with over 2,400 Photos
Prints are available from 11 x14 - 40x60 inches.
All images are also available for editorial downloads and one-time editorial use.
Please keep checking back as we will be adding more galleries
This page was first created on May 11, 1996
This page was last updated on October 1, 2019
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